Twitter Captures Massive Protests in Argentina

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s unpopular administration if facing an increasingly vocal population. Her Peronist policies have predictably driven the economy into the ground, after irresponsible debt defaults, runaway inflation, and fascist private sector takeovers. Argentina was one of the richest in the world a century ago until it deteriorated due the successful implementation of “progressive” policies…

Argentina Lowers Voting Age to Sixteen

In what is being viewed as a way to shore up votes for next October’s elections in which half of Argentina’s House of Representatives, and one third of the Senate will be up for grabs, Argentina has added approximately one million citizens (2% of the entire population) to voter rolls. According to local press, the…

Government Meddling Suffocates Economy in Argentina

It has been suggested that Argentina’s economy needs a Psychologist. If so, the policies of President Cristina Fernández have not helped. Even according to questionable official reports by the Argentine government, the economy has shrunk %0.8 from the first quarter of the year. Roughly 100 years ago, Argentina thrived under a relatively free market, and…

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Dredges Up Falklands Dispute

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was recently reelected with just 54% of the popular vote despite a struggling economy, reports of lavish corruption, and inflation at unofficial rates nearing %25 (vs. 10% officially). Presumably, the president has drawn attention to the century old dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands, and has been trying to gin…